Awards and Honors

A Drive to Excel

Faculty at Emory are committed to making the world a better place. From the National Science Foundation Senior Research Award to Guggenheim Fellowships, our faculty are consistently recognized for their knowledge and research achievements in all fields. 

Oxford biology professor Nitya Jacobs outdoors on mountain
Major Honors

Award-Winning Faculty

49 fellows

of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

36 members

of the National Academy of Medicine

49 fellows

of the American Academy of Nursing

27 members

of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

19 members

of the American Law Institute

6 members

of the National Academy of Sciences

12 fellows

of the National Academy of Inventors

3 recipients

of the Lasker Award

Emory by the Numbers

Pulitzer Prize recipients
International awards among Emory faculty
Nobel Peace Prizes awarded to honorary Emory faculty
Honors awarded to Emory faculty

Faculty Honors

Emory sociologist Karida L. Brown wins NAACP Image Award

Emory professor Karida L. Brown has won an NAACP Image Award with her husband, artist Charly Palmer, for their nonfiction anthology “The New Brownies’ Book.” Fellow Emory sociologist Alyasah Sewell is among the collection’s contributors.

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